Metro Boston

Mary Cummings Park



216-acre park with rustic trails, natural habitat strewn with wildflowers, and boardwalk into the marsh.


Plan Your Visit
  • Overview
  • Admission & Hours
  • Directions & Contact Info
  • Facilities & Accessibility
  • Property Map
  • Regulations & Advisories


Mary Cummings Park is a 216 acre public park located in both Burlington and Woburn, Massachusetts. The former farm and estate belonged to Mary P.C. Cummings, who left the land to the City of Boston along with a fund for maintenance, to ensure her vision for the park was lasting as ‘forever open as a public pleasure ground.’ The property contains a variety of natural habitats including wetlands, vernal pools, forest, fields and thickets.

Admission & Hours

Free Admission. Open sunrise to sunset.

Directions & Contact Info

North: Route 95 N to Exit 32A to Burlington. Left on Cambridge Street, First Left on Wheeler Road. Turns into Blanchard Road. South: Route 95 S to Exit 33 A; Continue on Cambridge Street until you reach your destination.

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Features
The Pollinator Trail is a .8-mile loop that is wheelchair accessible. It can be accessed from both The Trustees and Burlington Soccer Field parking lots on Blanchard Road.

An accessible picnic bench is located along The Pollinator Trail.

Property Map

We recommend that you take a photo of the map on your phone so you can refer to it during your visit, or download a trail map before you head out.

Regulations & Advisories

  • Dog walking is allowed on-leash.
  • Hunting is not permitted at this reservation. Learn more about hunting on Trustees properties.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY: We ask that photographers or their clients become Contributing Level Members before conducting portrait sessions at this property. Click here for more information, and to request permission for any portrait sessions. The Trustees of Reservations reserves the right, and may give permission to its designated photographers and videographers, or to outside media, to photograph or video visitors and program participants at all its facilities and properties.
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Smack in the business area there is a great park for walking, playing fields and a drone flying area. Easy access and parking. Great nature trails which are well-marked. A perfect spot for a walking lunch!

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